Over 15 Years of Clinical Excellence

Further Info

Erica has publications in the following journals: Journal of Black Psychology; Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy; Clinical Psychology Forum; Mindfulness; British Journal of Forensic Practice; and Black Theology in Britain.

Erica lectured for the University of Manchester Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme.  She also presented at the at the 47th annual International Association of Black Psychologists conference (Las Vegas, 2015) and several times for the British Psychological Society (U.K., 2016).  She is a professional member of the International Association of Black Psychologists (Abpsi) and has a keen interest in research and contributing to the evidence base for African Centred psychotherapies in Britain.

Erica is registered as a practicing psychologist with the hcpc (Health and Care Professions Council) and has Chartership as a psychologist from the British Psychological Society (BPS).  This means she and associates of Nubia Clinical Psychology Training and Consultancy, abide by the code of conduct of those regulatory bodies and are informed by their ethical guidelines.

Furthermore, as a full professional member of the International Association of Black Psychologist (Abpsi) Erica is part of a leading organisation for the understanding, spiritual and emotional care of people of African origin.  Erica gained membership of the Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS) in 2013 which means she demonstrated skills in delivering supervision in the workplace. Erica has an Enhanced Certificate (from the Criminal Records Bureau/ Disclosure and Baring Service) which means she is assessed as fit to work with vulnerable groups.

My Research

Evidence based pyschological therapies.

Developing the evidence base for emerging psychological therapies of benefit to the black community

PUBLICATIONS

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McInnis E. E, (2017)  Black Psychology:  A Paradigm for a Less Oppressive Clinical Psychology.   Clinical Psychology Forum, 299, 3-8.

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McInnis E. E.  (2016). Resistance to the new paradigm from the other?  Personal reflections on becoming a Disability Psychotherapist. Advances In Mental Health And Intellectual Disabilities Vol. 10 No. 3, 199-206

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McInnis E. E.  (2016). Critical Literature Review: Effectiveness of Individual Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.  Advances In Mental Health And Intellectual Disabilities Vol. 10 No. 4, 233-247

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McInnis E. E.  (2016). Effectiveness of Disability Psychotherapy with People with Intellectual Disabilities.   Advances In Mental Health And Intellectual Disabilities Vol. 10 No. 2, 128-144

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McInnis E E (2016). The Frankish model of disability psychotherapy in practice: an integrative model, Advances In Mental Health And Intellectual Disabilities Vol. 10 No. 1, 74-81
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Chapman M J; Hare D J, Caton S, Donalds D, McInnis E, Mitchell D. (2016).  The use of mindfulness with people with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review and narrative analysis’, Mindfulness, 2013, DOI 10.1007/s12671-013-0197-7

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McInnis E.E.M and Moukam R. R (2013).  Black Psychology for Britain Today?  Journal of Black Psychology, 39 (3),311-315.  DOI:10.1177/0095798413480663
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McInnis E. E, Hills A, and Chapman M. J.  (2012).  Eligibility for learning disability services in the North West of England.  Right or luxury?  Findings from a pilot study.  British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 40 (3), 177-186.  Doi:10.1111/j.1468-3156.2011.00691.x
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McInnis E, Sellwood W and Jones C (2006).  A cognitive behavioural group based educational programme for psychotic symptoms in a low secure setting: A pilot evaluation. The British Journal of Forensic Practice, vol 8 (3), 36-46.
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McInnis E (2003).  Transatlantic reflections: comparisons of attending black and white educational institutions, Clinical Psychology, 26, 15-17.
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McInnis E. (2002).  Women Researching Women in Clinical Psychology:  Some Reflections. Clinical Psychology, 13, 26-29.
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McInnis E (2002).  Institutional Racism in the NHS & Clinical Psychology?  Taking note of McPherson, The Journal of Critical Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2 (3), 164-170.
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McInnis E. (2002).  The Emotional Impact of Sickle Cell Disease, Black Theology in Britain, 4 (2), 139-149.